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2009-04-26 11:21:38

The founder of a specialized day-care center in Madison, Wis., says her yoga classes for dogs at the site have been a surprise success. Ruffin' It Resort owner Renee Brantner Shanesy said the so-called doga classes offered at the hotel and day-care center for dogs have resulted in a waiting list for those wanting their canines to get some stress relief, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Saturday. It was just kind of a trial-and-error thing -- let's see how it is in the Madison market....

2009-04-23 17:31:19

A dog trainer said his pair of cairn terriers could join the touring company of The Wizard of Oz if they perform well in a Pennsylvania high school show. Bill Berloni -- a Connecticut trainer who says he has provided many of Broadway's animal actors for the past 30 years -- said if his dogs, Nigel and Loki, perform well in the Woodland Hills High School production of The Wizard of Oz they will move on to train for the national touring company of the play, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported...


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2008-09-05 15:10:28

The Scottish Terrier, often called the Scottie, is one of five types of terrier that originated in Scotland. It is thought to be one of the oldest of the Highland terriers, although its origin is undocumented. The breed may have originated as early as the 1400s, but did not gain popularity until the reign of King James VI, who gave a Scottish Terrier to the French monarch as a gift. The breed is closely related to the West Highland White Terrier; both breeds originated near the Blackmount...

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2008-05-27 22:48:31

The Norfolk Terrier is the smallest of the working Terriers, bred originally to rid barns of vermin. It was developed in the 1880s in England by British sportsmen by crossing Cairn Terriers, Irish Terriers, and small red terriers used by Gypsy ratters in Norfolk. The breed may have also helped with hunting when it involved prey of a similar size. The breed has been known by several names: first the Cantab Terrier, then the Trumpington Terrier, then the Jones Terrier. It can be designated from...

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2008-05-19 10:10:04

The Cairn Terrier originated in Scotland. It is one of the oldest terriers as well as one of the oldest working breeds in Scotland; it was bred to hunt burrowing prey. The average Cairn Terrier stands between 9 and 13 inches tall and should weigh 13 to 18 pounds, although some can weigh as little as 7 pounds or as much as 27 pounds. It has a harsh outer coat that can be red, sandy, gray, cream, wheaten or brindle, and a soft, dense undercoat. The breed is loyal and strong. It can be...

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